24 hours in JFO: One Ukrainian serviceman died, two injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

The enemy used the prohibited by the Minsk Agreements weapons
11:49, 8 September 2018

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For the previous day, September 7, the militants opened fire 32 times at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. As a result of the hostilities, one Ukrainian serviceman died, two more were injured. The press office of the Joint Forces reports on Facebook.  

It is noted that the enemy used the weapons prohibited by the Minsk Agreements. 

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'Russian occupation forces were conducting aimed fire from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms. Moreover, the enemy shelled the positions of the Joint Forces from 152mm artillery in the direction of Luhansk sector near Krymske populated area, yet in the evening was opening fire at the stronghold in the area of Svitlodarsk from 120mm mortar,' reads the message. 

The hostilities were held in the area of the settlements Malynove Shchastia, Krymske, Orikhove, Katerynivka, Luhanske, Svitlodarsk, Pivdenne, Novohorodske, Opytne, Avdiivka, Pavlopil, Hruntove, Lebedynske, and Vodiane. 

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'During the hostilities over the previous day, one serviceman of the Joint Forces died, yet two more were injured,' JFO pointed out.  

According to the reconnaissance, three militants were eliminated over the previous day. 

From the beginning of the following day, September 8, the rival shelled the Joint Forces positions three times in the areas of Krymske, Lebedynske, and Hruntove from grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms. 

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